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JaKWOW-K #92 – Fireworks~!

Korean

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안녕하세요 물결 타는 사람들! 다시 만나서 반가워요!
Hello Wave Riders! It’s good to see you again!

Once again, it’s time for JaKWOW! JaK’s Word of the Week; KOREAN EDITION! (more…)

DF-Wave News Splash #75 – Halloween K-Pop Parties, Spooky Music Videos, Creepy Costume Ideas, Monstrous Makeup, and Fiendish Films!

K-Beauty

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Halloween has come and gone –
Bring it back from the dead with DramaFever News Splash!

At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week! (more…)

Japanese food: Ramen! Recipe included

J-Food

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Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup dish. It consists of Chinese-style wheat noodles served in a meat or fish-based broth, often flavored with soy sauce or miso, and uses toppings such as sliced pork, dried seaweed, kamaboko, and green onions. Nearly every region in Japan has its own variation of ramen.

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Japanese culture: Mochi-tsuki

J-Culture/Lifestyle

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Mochi-tsuki, or the act of pounding rice to make mochi (rice cakes), is an important traditional event in preparation for the New Year in Japan. It’s usually performed at the end of the year, from between December 25th to December 28th.

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JaK Interview: Catching Up with Topp Dogg in Seoul!

K-Features

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Thanks to the coverage of Topp Dogg’s first European Showcase in London on JaK Wave, we were given the opportunity to have a catch up interview with the boys back in Seoul ahead of their October comeback with the really powerful “The Beat”. As the time we had back in London previously was really short, it was nice to actually sit down with the group in a relaxed environment- and they are really chatty! (more…)

JaK Interview: Singer-Songwrtier Jiyeon Park aka “110403”

K-Features

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My Seoul Adventures occured again! I am blessed to have been able to go to South Korea three times in the space of 12 months now- both for work and pleasure. This time around I wanted to get some more interviews for you- coming up are a currently promoting K-Pop group and a well known Youtube duo based in Seoul! For this edition I caught up with my good friend Jiyeon Park- a name that the majority of you may not necessarily be familiar with but with the groups and companies that she has worked with, it’s a name you certainly should keep an eye out for in the future! (more…)

DF-Wave News Splash #74 – K-Drama Halloween, Warming Recipes, Rain’s New Company, Mood Glasses, and All-Female Sushi Bar!

J-Culture/Lifestyle

Drama Fever News Splash

Halloween is almost upon us!
Get spooky with DramaFever News Splash!

At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week! (more…)

Japanese food: Wagashi! Autumn recipe included

J-Food

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Wagashi is a traditional Japanese confectionery often served with tea. The types more commonly served this way are the ones made of mochi, anko, and fruits. Wagashi is typically made from plant ingredients.

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JaKWOW-K #91 – Clothing

Korean

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안녕하세요 물결 타는 사람들! 다시 만나서 반가워요!
Hello Wave Riders! It’s good to see you again!

Once again, it’s time for JaKWOW! JaK’s Word of the Week; KOREAN EDITION! (more…)

Jay’s K-Drama Corner: Oh My Ghostess!

K-Features

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PLOT SPOILER WARNING!
Possible story elements exposed below – If you are adverse to spoilers, proceed with caution! (more…)

Anime/Manga

DF-Wave News Splash #76 – Korean Idols #PrayForParis, G-Dragon Makeup, Star Cafés, 2NE1 Comeback, Skicare Ingredients, and Warming Recipes

Anime/Manga

Drama Fever News Splash

Winter is just around the corner –
Keep warm with DramaFever News Splash!

At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week! (more…)

DF-Wave News Splash #73 – North Korean Beauties, Robot Phones, C-CLOWN Disbands, Eye Smiles, Heirs Movie, and Rubbermasking!

Anime/Manga

Drama Fever News Splash

Can’t wait for your favourite artist’s comeback?
Get impatient alongside us at DramaFever News Splash!

At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week! (more…)

DF-Wave News Splash #70 – Miyazaki Nature Park, Time Travel, Japanese Cry Guys, Pumpkin Doughnuts, and K-Drama Exercise Tips!

Anime/Manga

Drama Fever News Splash

Raindrops keep falling on your head?
We got the sun here at DramaFever News Splash!

At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week! (more…)

New Anime: Lupin III

Anime/Manga

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The late summer of 2015 will see the debut of a new Lupin III television series – the first series to star Lupin since 1985. Reflecting its setting, the anime will debut in Italy on August 29th before airing in Japan in October.

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JaKWOW-K #95 – Music #1

Korean

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안녕하세요 물결 타는 사람들! 다시 만나서 반가워요!
Hello Wave Riders! It’s good to see you again!

Once again, it’s time for JaKWOW! JaK’s Word of the Week; KOREAN EDITION!
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JaKWOW-K #94 – DIY, Hardware, and Tools PART #1

Korean

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안녕하세요 물결 타는 사람들! 다시 만나서 반가워요!
Hello Wave Riders! It’s good to see you again!

Once again, it’s time for JaKWOW! JaK’s Word of the Week; KOREAN EDITION!
(more…)

JaKWOW-K #93 – Traditional and Modern Toys and Games

Korean

JaKWOW-K AUTUMN Banner

안녕하세요 물결 타는 사람들! 다시 만나서 반가워요!
Hello Wave Riders! It’s good to see you again!

Once again, it’s time for JaKWOW! JaK’s Word of the Week; KOREAN EDITION! (more…)

JaKWOW-K #92 – Fireworks~!

Korean

JaKWOW-K AUTUMN Banner

안녕하세요 물결 타는 사람들! 다시 만나서 반가워요!
Hello Wave Riders! It’s good to see you again!

Once again, it’s time for JaKWOW! JaK’s Word of the Week; KOREAN EDITION! (more…)